Ventura, Iowa: Iowa's Largest Muskie (Gone)

A large muskie with an open, toothy mouth has been painted and carved on what appears to be a fallen tree. Reported rotted, torched in Fall 2015.

Directions:
About a mile east of town. On the north shore of Clear Lake, on the north side of E. Lake St., in the parking lot across the road from Rich's Muskie Lounge.
Hours:
July 2015: Reported gone.
Status:
Gone

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Iowa's Largest Muskie

Gone as of 4/29/2016 -- owner said it was looking "sorry" so they bonfired it last fall.

[Tom Burkett, 04/30/2016]

Largest Muskie Sculpture in Iowa.

Iowa's Largest Muskie

Iowa's Largest Muskie is not in good shape. Stopped by to see 04/22/15 and found it looking poorly.

[Jack Steck, 04/27/2015]

Revolting yet sublime rot.

Muskie on a log.

Iowa's Largest Muskie

A large muskie is painted and carved on what appears to be a fallen tree. This is in the parking lot across the road from Rich's Muskie Lounge.

[Gary Shank, 02/24/2013]

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